The Omaha World Herald has released its top ten high school football rankings this week. A handful of area teams make the rankings again this week. The Sandhills/Thedford Knights are ranked #7 this week in Class D2 according to the publication. The Knights are off to a 3-0 start this season and have outscored their opponents 176-6. Sandhills/Thedford will begin district play on Friday when they travel to Sargent to meet Twin Loup. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on the web at kbbn.com. SEM breaks into the six man top ten this week. The Mustangs are ranked #10 following their wild 66-62 win over Spalding Academy last Friday. Burwell hangs on to their #2 ranking in Class D1 behind Dundy County Stratton. The Longhorns play at 2-1 Ravenna on Friday. Cozad moves up to #6 this week in Class C1. The Haymakers will host #4 Adams Central this Friday. Ord is ranked #3 in Class C2. The Chanticleers will host Broken Bow on Friday. The game will be broadcast on KCNI 1280 AM / 96.3 FM.
Top ranked teams this week include : Omaha Westside – Class A ; Hastings – Class B ; Wayne – Class C1 ; Oakland-Craig – Class C2 ; Dundy County Stratton – Class D1 ; BDS – Class D2 ; McCool Junction – Six Man
The Broken Bow boys cross country team is ranked #7 in Class C according to the latest rankings put out by the Nebraska Cross Country Coaches Association. Broken Bow placed 3rd at the Bow Invite on Saturday just 4 points behind champion Gothenburg who is ranked #5.